Baton Rouge man arrested, alleged third degree rape, juvenile molestation

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A Baton Rouge man was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman and indecent behavior with her daughter, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

Arrest records show that EBRSO deputies were contacted on March 28 after the victim was sent to Woman's Hospital to be examined following the alleged assault. According to investigators, the victim claimed she had been sexually assaulted by 49-year-old Theodore Poydras, and indicated that Poydras may have also acted inappropriately with her daughter, a minor.

Detectives questioned the victim's child, who claims Poydras exposed himself to the her, showed her pornographic videos, and touched her while she was fully clothed. She also told detectives Poydras threatened to hurt her mother if she told anyone about the incidents.

The victim's daughter also told police that Poydras gave her something and, unsure of what it was, she hid it in the closet. According to deputies, detectives then went to the victim's house and searched the closet, finding two exposed condoms wrapped in tissue in a plastic bag.

Poydras was charged with third degree rape, molestation of a juvenile, and indecent behavior with a juvenile.

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